If you're going to have a flashlight in your pocket or purse, it better perform well. The Mini Maglite Pro LED Flashlight's beam throw isÂ 188 yards. That's almost 2 football fields! Yet, it's small enough to fit right into your pocket or purse. It also comes with a nice vinyl holster if you would like to ad this to you side and have quick access or just use it to keep you Maglite covered and away from the elemnets. Why would you want to carry aÂ pocket or purse flashlight when you have your phone light? Because you don't want to drain your phone battery using it as a light in a power-less situation.Â Your phone is your lifeline. Don't kill it.Â Choose a Maglite.